The International Motor Press Association is the premier organization of automotive journalists and public relations professionals in this country. The backbone of IMPA's activities are the luncheon meetings held monthly in New York City (on the third Tuesday at the 3 West Club, 3 West 51st Street). Here featured speakers from all disciplines of our industry address the membership on timely, informative topics from the latest automotive products and technologies to current marketing trends to market conditions to motorsports. Besides to the featured speaker, each meeting provides a friendly, casual atmosphere for members and their guests to network with their colleagues in a welcome, profess ...Read More
Audio of first IMPA Tech Expo featuring presentations on new products to enhance automotive audio, night vision capabilities and rear-view vision possibilities now posted.
The first IMPA Tech Expo April 21st brought representatives from Gentex, Autoliv and Harmon to talk about three different automotive products aimed at making driving both more enjoyable and safer. Dawn Geary discusses Harmon's Clari-Fi system which brings back the missing music satellite radio loses in transmission; Stuart Klapper illuminating Autoliv's new night-vision system, and Neil Boehm explaining Gentex's video-display rearview mirror system (which makes its debut on the new Cadillac CT6). The audio can be found by clicking on the Podcasts tab under the Members Only section of this site.
The audio of Rebecca Lindland's (Kelley Blue Book's Senior Director of Consumer Insights) presentation at the February meeting is posted in the Members Only section of IMPA.org and the Periscope video at https://ktch.tv/7lr1.
The audio of Tony DiSalle, Buick and GMC marketing vice president, at the December 15 meeting has been posted to the Podcast audio section of the Members Only area of impa.org.
An evening at Cadillac's new New York headquarters
Uwe Ellinghaus, Cadillac Chief Marketing Officer, will host an evening cocktail reception for IMPA members 7-9 PM, June 28 at the brand's new headquarters, 330 Hudson Street, New York City. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org if you will be able to join us for a drink and appetizers, as well as finding out what's next for GM's historic luxury brand.
2nd Annual IMPA Conference
The 2nd Annual IMPA Conference will be held from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. July 19th at the Automotive Education Center, 15-30 Petracca Place, Whitestone, NY. At IMPACon16 you’ll work with top exerts from media platforms who are changing the world. They will be on hand for strategic discussions and tactical, practical guidance:
- Robert Scoble, media visionary and Silicon Valley celebrity will kick off the meeting with a peek into the future of content and audiences;
- Dan Schneider of Google will teach you how to navigate metrics and rock your SEO
- Execs from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Reelio will share tactics and strategies to help you maximize your social media
- Learn to monetize your content, your site and your business
- Learn to perfectly craft your pitch—to auto companies, publications and audiences
Thank you FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Kia and Subaru for helping to make IMPACon16 possible. Additional sponsorships are still available!
Tickets: $49 for IMPA Members, $149 non members. A select number of complimentary member tickets are available; just ask!
2016 Test Days
IMPA Test Days 2016 scheduled for October 18-19 at the Monticello Motor Club, Monticello, NY.